CoinDesk 20 Bitcoin Price Index Market Wrap: Bitcoin Jumps to $14.2K; Ethereum Gas Usage Grows 113% YTD Bitcoin is making gains during the U.S. presidential election uncertainty while Ethereum’s gas data is highlighting a DeFi decline. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $14,061 as of 21:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Gaining 2.2% over the previous 24 hours. […]

Oct 14, 2020 at 05:00 UTC Charlie Lee (CoinDesk archives, modified by CoinDesk) Litecoin (LTC), a nine-year-old cryptocurrency whose price returns have chronically underperformed the bigger and better-known bitcoin in recent years, is hitching its wagon to a new star: privacy. The blockchain industry subsector of “privacy coins” – cryptocurrencies with embedded technology that shields […]

CoinDesk 20 Bitcoin Price Index Bitcoin Trump-Dumps to $10,500; MetaMask Hits 1 Million Users Bitcoin was able to hit $10,800 Tuesday before falling on U.S. Pres. Donald Trump’s stimulus tweet. Meanwhile, the DeFi ecosystem’s most popular wallet hit 1 million users. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $10,555 as of 20:00 UTC (4 p.m. ET). Slipping 1.6% […]

Oct 5, 2020 at 20:49 UTCUpdated Oct 5, 2020 at 23:01 UTC CoinDesk 20 Bitcoin Price Index Market Wrap: Bitcoin Gains Steadily to $10.7K; Ethereum Fees at 2-Month Low Bitcoin’s price is steadily increasing after last week’s bad news dump; while Ethereum’s fees fall. Bitcoin (BTC) trading around $10,734 as of 20:15 UTC (4:15 p.m. […]

Oct 1, 2020 at 20:32 UTCUpdated Oct 2, 2020 at 01:58 UTC CoinDesk 20 Bitcoin Price Index Market Wrap: Blame BitMEX as Bitcoin Dumps to $10.4K; Record Month for Ethereum Fees Derivative exchange BitMEX’s legal issues with U.S. regulators took a toll on bitcoin’s price while DeFi gave Ethereum miners more fee revenue than ever.  […]